Ohio Lottery Hit by DragonForce Hack, 538K Exposed on Christmas Eve

May 12, 2024
Ohio Lottery Hit by DragonForce Hack, 538K Exposed on Christmas Eve
  • On Christmas Eve, a cyber attack on the Ohio Lottery compromised the personal data of over 538,000 individuals.

  • The breach involved exposure of sensitive information including names and Social Security Numbers.

  • DragonForce, a cybercriminal group, has claimed responsibility for the attack and stolen 94GB of data.

  • As a remedy, the Ohio Lottery is offering 12 months of credit monitoring and ID theft protection to the affected parties.

  • No evidence of the stolen data being misused has been reported, but there are warnings of potential risks if it is not addressed.

  • Ohio Lottery is proactively working to strengthen its security and privacy safeguards following the incident.

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